Forum discussion tagged with upgrade.
  1. M

    Question What to upgrade? (i3 3220 @ 3.30GHz, GT 630, 4GB DDR3)

    Hey. I'm planning on upgrading at least one of the components my computer has. Which one do you think it should be? Not trying to run the latest most fanciest games, but a few, such as Rust, DayZ, PUBG perhaps would be nice if I could run to a decent extent. Its current specifications are as...
  2. R

    Question Help with PC Upgrade

    I currently have an i7 4770, 16GB DDR3 and a 1060 6gb I want to be able to stream with a consistent fps above 144 since i have an 144hz monitor which currently, my pc does not do. My CPU is also regularly at 100% and my pc also decides to slow down or do some glitchy things sometimes. I was...
  3. S

    Question I5 4590 gtx 1060 3gb should I upgrade?

    Hey, I have an i5 4590, gtx 1060 3gb and 16gb of ram I've had this PC a few years now, and it honestly runs everything I play very well. I mostly play RPGs, but am really wanting to play Cyberpunk 2077 and Bloodlines 2 next year. I know it's just speculation since no system requirements...
  4. supermanu15

    Question GTX 1660Ti or GTX 1070?

    I've seen benchmarks where they are trading blows depending on the game with sometimes the 1660Ti pulling ahead on some but the difference goes between 3-10 fps or so. I am looking for a high fps experience in 1080p. I am upgrading from an RX 470, will the difference be noticeable? Is it a good...
  5. Skank_Hunt42

    Question MSI M670 CPU upgrade

    Hi I have an old MSI M670 laptop and want to upgrade it's CPU. It currently have an AMD Athlon 64 X2 dual-core 1,7 ghz CPU, but I would like something faster/better. Do you know which CPU's is supported by the laptop? Hope you can help.
  6. Y

    Question Upgrade my CPU or GPU?

    Hey everyone! I was wondering what I should upgrade first; CPU or GPU. My current setup is: -i5 7500 -6GB GTX1060, MSI Gaming X edition -16GB of RAM I did some research into the upgrades and I don't want to upgrade a little bit, for instance from my 1060 to a 1070 or from my i5 7500 to a...
  7. K

    Question PC Doesn't boot with GPU installed

    So i got my new 1155 motherboard and cpu, but there is a problem. It works fine with onboard iGpu, but when i plug in my rx460 graphics card the screen is just black, but the fans are spinning. Any ideas, Motherboard is ECS H67H2-M3 cpu core i5 2400 gpu rx460
  8. S

    [SOLVED] Upgrading Ram

    Hey there and thanks for stopping by. So I am planning on upgrading from 8gb 4x2 ram to 16 gb 4x4 ram. I was wondering whether or not I can mix and match ram sticks with C16 and C15 latency or 3000mhz speed and 2666mhz speed. This the link to ram I currently have...
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    Question What would be a good motherboard upgrade?

    Hi, this is my current PC but i feel like the motherboard I have is really out of date and needs some upgrading. So here are my pc specs; What would be a good motherboard that isnt extremely too expensive that i could upgrade? CPU: Intel quad core i7-4790K CPU Cooler: Hyper 212 EVO GPU: GTX...
  10. Azhureuz

    Question i7 4790k vs r7 3700x

    Gals and Guys, Freaking....wanna upgrade from my old 4790k into something new. Dont wanna go overboard with price, so perfect price for me would be around the now released 3700x. I have rtx 2080 and would like to go for some x570 board with 16+ gigs RAM. Is it that big step or maybe wait...
  11. Mk782001

    [SOLVED] Does ASUS TUF FX505DY-BQ002T has m.2 SSD Expandability??

    Hey guys, I wanted to ask if this ASUS TUF FX505DY-BQ002T has m.2 SSD Slot that I can upgrade the Storage with a m.2 SSD. It's really cheap right now I am thinking of buying it.
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    Question Need Advice on upgrade for 3ds MAX modelling and rendering

    Hi all, As the title suggests I´ve relied on my integrated 1GB GPU within my CPU far too long. I don´t want to spend crazy money but I´m flexible with my budget ($500 or so). I don´t game and only use my computer for 3ds MAX. I use VRAY so I can choose between GPU or CPU rendering. I was...
  13. ZuRriX

    Question Upgrading RAM

    Okay, I know that when looking to upgrade your RAM, you should check off a few key points, that is that your new RAM and your existing RAM "agree" on the listed things: They need to run at the same voltage They need to have the same CAS latency (CL) & They have the same RAM timings. (but most...
  14. R

    Question Lenovo Legion Y520 RAM Upgrade

    I want to add another 8gb of RAM to my existing 8gb so I can run it in dual channel, but i am a little confused. The memory in my laptop is PC4-2666V-SA1-11. CPU-Z shows my memory's frequency as being 2666MHz but running at 2400MHz. The memory i thought about buying is this one...
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    Question Is it worth it? need advice if I should upgrade or should I wait? SLI 1080ti vs 2080ti

    Hello! So I have two SLI 1080ti's and I was wondering if its a trade off if I upgrade to a 2080ti? or SLI of those? Just kinda feeling out the prices and would it make sense for performance wise? I am already upgrading my mother board, ram, and cpu over to snag a Ryzen 9 3900x with a x570...
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    Question Installing new CPU (with a different brand), what do I need to know?

    I'm switching from my old i5-4690k to a new Ryzen 9 3900x (once they come back in stock), so what do I need to do/know throughout, before, and after the switch? Any advice is welcomed!
  17. Question Upgrading my HP Compaq Elite 8300 SFF's CPU (From i3-3220 to i5-3470/i5-3570s)

    Hello! I was just wondering if anyone here knows about the HP Compaq Elite series; specifically the 8300 SFF model- which is the one I have. I see that there are multiple variants of it online (i3, i5, i7), and I'm just wondering if I could upgrade the one I have now (which has the i3-3220) with...
  18. T

    [SOLVED] Looking to Upgrade my CPU (or GPU)

    My current set up is rocking an AMD Athlon 860k and a GTX 750ti. And currently the games I'm trying to play I have to play on low settings and get 40 - 60 fps, I was just curious as to which CPU I should get to replace my old one? Or should I leave it and just upgrade my GPU? or even both?
  19. S

    Question Trying to upgrade

    Hello guys, I hope find you all on a good note. So I'm trying to upgrade my current system but I'm really struggling on what components of my system are the ones bottle-necking me since I lack the knowledge of all of the new stuff available in the market. Here is a list of the components in my...
  20. ItsZanoniBro

    Question General Advice - Potential Upgrade/Transfer

    Hey guys, first off - my current build is at the bottom of my story here. I appreciate everyone taking the time to read this. As you can probably tell from my lack of activity here, I'm THE casual of casual PC builders. I am coming up on the 5th year anniversary of my first build (of which...